It took me 7 hours to hike to the top of Longs Peak, the highest mountain in Rocky Mountain National Park. I hit the trail …
The key to a trip like that is to know where you’re going. The same approach is helpful when navigating church planting. Giving birth to a new congregation can be a long journey. The road can be hard to navigate. That’s why the GARBC has started the Genesis Initiative. We want to help church leaders get started in the right direction.
We don’t just need more churches. We need churches committed to decreasing lostness.
It’s easy to walk when you can see where you are going. It’s a different story when you have to take a step in the dark.
Successful church plants don’t happen in a vacuum. They are the result of healthy partnerships—churches coming together to expand the impact of the gospel in a given region.
Kingdom work starts on our knees. God movements happen when God’s people pray.
Determining where to plant a church depends on your circle of accountability—the 30-mile radius surrounding your church.
One of my greatest regrets as a pastor is the way I focused on succeeding as a leader. I was so concerned with my own performance that I failed to invest adequately in elevating the performance of others.